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For Emanuel Newton, the universe makes the decisions, he just steps into the cage and fights. read news >>

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Jose Aldo's latest title defense at UFC 179 will have little impact on his legacy. Sure, Chad Mendes might be able to stamp his place in history by putting an end to Aldo's 17-fight winning streak in front of what could be 11,000 of the champion's countrymen. Perhaps Aldo runs through Mendes once more, ruining Mendes' hopes of bringing a second title to Team Alpha Male. He was the greatest MMA featherweight before fighting Mendes for a second time. He will be the greatest MMA featherweight after read news >>

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Bloody Elbow's literary gunslinger Eugene S. Robinson lends his one-of-a-kind perspective as a counterpoint to last week's Naked Lunch show in developing a philosophical defense of fighting, why it solves Rene Girard's sacrificial crisis and how its blacks and whites nicely balance societal grays. And shit. Plus: an interview with one of tomorrow's MMA stars, today. read news >>

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The UFC Featherweight champ is focused on his UFC 179 title defense against Chad Mendes this weekend but he's aware of Conor McGregor....and not impressed. Irish fighting and talking sensation Conor McGregor has built up a big buzz in his four-fight UFC career. But if you think the champ is losing sleep worrying about him, you'd be mistaken. At least that's what Jose Aldo told MMA Junkie this week as he heads into his UFC 179 rematch with top contender Chad Mendes. "I make it a point to observe read news >>

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At UFC 179, Jose Aldo will look for his seventh consecutive UFC title defense, a mark that would tie him with Jon Jones for the longest reign among current UFC champions. With a run of dominance dating back to his WEC days, Aldo has proven he's among the best 145-pounders in MMA history. Moreover, should he remain healthy, Aldo has a chance to become the greatest fighter to ever step into the Octagon. Beating Chad Mendes on October 25 won't get Aldo to that level, but the rematch does give the B read news >>

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Ahead of UFC 179, watch Jose Aldo previous title defense against the Korean Zombie. As UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2 approaches, Zuffa has released the full video of Jose Aldo's previous title defense against Chan Sung Jung. Watch the clip above which shows the competitive, albeit anti-climactic, scrap the two featherweights had for over 4 rounds. The original bout happened in 2013 at UFC 163, and after an entertaining stand up affair, the Korean Zombie suffered a freak injury. Midway through the c read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Emanuel Newton will put his Bellator light heayvweight title on the line when he faces Linton Vassell at Bellator 130 on Oct. 24 in Wichita, Kan.Marloes Coenen will also make her Bellator debut when she squares off against Annalisa Bucci on the main card. Also, Bobby Lashley makes his return to the Bellator cage against Karl Etherington. According to promotion officials, Vassell, not recent light-heavyweight tournament winner Liam McGeary, is getting the next title shot because McGeary "was bang read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Demetrious Johnson met with the media on Thursday, talking about his fight flyweight title defense against Chris Cariaso at UFC 178, potential super fights, and more. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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A month before his next UFC title defense, Jose Aldo was hospitalized in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The UFC featherweight champion, who is scheduled to defend his title against Chad Mendes at UFC 179 on Oct. 25, was hospitalized on Friday and diagnosed with kidney stones. According to a report from Combate, he was released from the hospital on the same day. "Aldo has this renal calculi issue since he was 16 years old. After his fight against ‘Korean Zombie,’ he also expelled a stone. Same thing las read news >>

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Wanderlei Silva took to Twitter shortly after his NSAC hearing to prepare his fans for his upcoming legal battle. Wanderlei Silva is preparing for a fight. And he's taking the battle to Twitter. His attorney announced, shortly after the NSAC ruled for Silva's lifetime ban from fighting in Nevada (as well as a $70,000 fine), that Silva would be challenging the ruling in district court within 30 days. Josh Gross reported the announcement: Wanderlei Silva's attorney, Ross Goodman, called NAC a "kan read news >>

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UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson previews his UFC 178 title defense against Chris Cariaso. read news >>

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